Passage of opportunity


Passage of opportunity, by Atélie Kemi

My friend Lanora let me find her paintings. I am really not into not figurative art, yet some of her works are really moving and full of colours. This is one of them. Thank you, Lanora.

 

There’s a bridge, somewhere, there in the sky.
When I’m happy and life is my friend
I can see it, bright red. It’s my way:
it’s a clear path and leads to your eyes

Someone says it’s a nonsense, weird bridge
that connects no land to nowhere place
because it seems to fly in the air
with no ground where it rises alone

There’s a bridge. It’s somewhere in the sky.
When I’m sad in a foggy grey world
I can imagine it, even when
I close my eyes I know it’s just there

Someone says it’s a coloured dream
and no more: silly, senseless and without purpose …
I know it exists so that my heart
may come to your one and to your God

So you painted that bridge, in the sky.
It’s my own and it’s there, as warm sign
into cold light blue tones. Yellow splash
like sun forces us to watch up, up to Heaven

February, 11th 2021

Today (May, 7th 2021) I updated my stuff above according to my dear friend Leda suggestions

5 comments on “Passage of opportunity

  1. Lanora K says:

    Greetings Ms. Barton 🙂 thank you so much Judy 🙂
    I love your poem , it is such a good written poem . It touched me , and it fits on the painting …GREAT WORK 🙂
    I wish you good luck…

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  2. Suggestivo il quadro e armoniosa e sognante la tua poesia, un sogno colorato, oggi, è quello che ci vuole per sentirsi meglio! Grazie

    Like

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